Weekly Police Blotter
Wednesday, Oct. 1
- At 10:30 a.m. an 81-year-old Marshfield man reported an attempted fraud. The man received a phone call from someone claiming to be his great grandson who stated that he was under arrest and needed bond money to be released. Then someone claiming to be an officer of the Marshfield Police Department said the man needed to pay $3000.30 to bond his great grandson out of jail. When the man called the actual Marshfield Police Department, police advised the man not to contact the phone number of those who called him or to send the money.
- At 10:52 p.m. a 60-year-old Marshfield man requested that the police perform a welfare check on his roommate, a 46-year-old Marshfield woman, due to texts and a suicide note he found in his bedroom. The woman had not been seen since early in the morning and had not responded to texts or phone calls. The woman’s vehicle was later located parked and unattended. Whereabouts of the woman are still unknown. Police attempted pinging the woman’s phone and sent a CEAR message to surrounding agencies.
Thursday, Oct. 2
- Police responded at 9:30 a.m. to a report of theft. A 60-year-old Marshfield man reported unauthorized transactions on his account. Police contacted a 46-year-old female, and she admitted to taking the man’s debit card and withdrawing money from an ATM. The female was taken into custody and released. Charges will be requested with the Wood County District Attorney’s Office.
Friday, Oct. 3
- At 5:02 p.m. a 36-year-old Marshfield man turned himself in at the Marshfield Police Department for a valid Clark County Sherriff’s Office warrant. The man was booked and then released after posting the $32.30 bond.
Saturday, Oct. 4
- Police responded at 12:08 a.m. to a report of a restraining order violation. A 25-year-old Marshfield woman stated that a 28-year-old Marshfield man, against whom she has a temporary restraining order, attempted to contact her by phone. Officers were unable to make contact with the man. Further investigation will continue.
- Police stopped a 23-year-old Chili woman on the 6200 block of N. Galvin Ave. at 2:39 a.m. after she was observed driving at a high rate of speed. During the stop police smelled the odor of intoxicants on her breath and noticed her eyes were bloodshot and glossy. The woman admitted to consuming alcohol and performed a field sobriety test poorly. She was placed under arrest for OWI.
- At 5:11 p.m. police arrested a 26-year-old Arpin man on the 600 block of W. 14th St. on a valid Marathon County warrant. Police transported the man to the Marshfield Police Department for booking, and then he posted bond for the amount of $236.50.
- At 2:55 a.m. a 55-year-old Marshfield man reported that two males were attempting to enter his residence without consent. Police arrived and observed the males entering the residence. Police took the two males into custody. One of the males had two valid warrants out of Clark County. Police cited both males for trespassing, transported and released the male that had warrants to the custody of a Clark County Sheriff’s Deputy after he was unable to post the required bond, and released the other male to his residence.
- Police took a 24-year-old Abbotsford man into custody at 2:07 a.m. for Resisting an Officer and Disorderly Conduct after he created a disturbance on the 400 block of S. Central Ave. and then fled when officers attempted to make contact with him. The man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and then to Wood County Jail after he was found to have a valid body only Wood County warrant listed under an alias name. Charges are being requested through the Wood County District Attorney’s Office.
- At 8:32 a.m. a 44-year-old Marshfield woman reported that $450 in mixed currency had been stolen from a vehicle she drives. The vehicle was parked outside on the 800 block of E. Third St. and was most likely left unlocked. The missing money was last observed in a money bag inside the glove compartment. The money bag was retrieved and logged as evidence. There are no suspects.
Sunday, Oct. 5
- At 3:12 a.m. a 27-year-old Marshfield man reported that a male in a vehicle had driven up to him and yelled threats at him in the alley behind his business on the 400 block of S. Central Ave. The man asked police to contact the operator of the vehicle and inform him he is not allowed to come back to the business. Investigation will continue.
- Police responded at 3:03 p.m. to a report of a hit and run accident on the 1000 block of S. Oak Ave. After getting some tools out of his company van, a 49-year-old Thorp man noticed damage to the van’s driver’s side mirror and cover. The man did not get a description of any vehicle or hear any noise from a collision. Police gave the man a victim’s form and took the mirror cover into evidence. The van was parked in a No Parking Zone, and police issued the man a parking ticket.
- Police responded at 2:52 a.m. to a report of a possible fight on the 400 block of S. Central Ave. Police arrived and noticed a disturbance. When police attempted to make contact, a 23-year-old Marshfield male fled on foot. Police later found the man and took him into custody for resisting an officer. The male was booked and transported to the Wood County Jail after having a probation hold place on him. A charge for Resisting an Officer will be requested through the Wood County District Attorney’s Office.
- Police responded at 12:40 a.m. to a report of a fight that resulted in possible injuries. A 41-year-old Marshfield man was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital to receive treatment for his injuries. After further investigation, police arrested a 41-year-old Stratford man for his role in the fight, booked him, and later released him. A request for charges will be sent to the Wood County District Attorney’s Office.
Tuesday, Oct. 7
- Police took a 28-year-old Marshfield man into custody for a violation of a restraining order. Police transported the man to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures, issued him a Stalking Warning letter, and later released him. Charges will be forwarded to the Wood County District Attorney.
- Police responded at 9:38 a.m. to a report of theft from a motor vehicle on the 1700 block of S. Maple Ave. At some point between 8:15 a.m. and 9 a.m., someone entered a 42-year-old Marshfield man’s unlocked vehicle and took his wallet, which contained $860 in cash. The man later found the wallet with just the money missing. The man contaminated any fingerprint evidence when he opened his vehicle and looked for his wallet. Police conducted a neighborhood canvas but found no further information. There are no suspects at this time.
- St. Joseph’s Hospital security reported that a patient, a 41-year-old transient, is suspected of taking hospital syringes without permission and may be using them for illegal drug use. No further action was taken.
- A 52-year-old Marshfield woman reported a missing purse. The woman had been at Marshfield Clinic on Sept. 17 for three appointments in three different areas and during that time lost her purse, which contained gift cards, two credit cards, her driver’s license, and approximately $700 in cash. The woman cancelled her two credit cards and notified her bank. The woman contacted Marshfield Clinic, who informed her that nobody had turned in the purse.
- Police responded at 3:50 p.m. to a report of a 2-year-old child being left unattended in a vehicle on the 1900 block of N. Central Ave. The child’s mother, a 30-year-old Marshfield woman, came out to her vehicle upon officer arrival. The woman had left the child unattended for approximately 15 minutes while she shopped. Police checked CCAP and local records, and no other contacts related to child neglect were located. Police informed the woman of the seriousness of her actions and told her a report would be forwarded to social services for their review.